Bates College Museum of Art

The Bates College Museum of Art is located in the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. Exhibitions include four temporary shows and several rotating permanent collection shows per year, as well as student-curated projects.

The permanent collection is comprised of over 5,000 objects, including the Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection of 99 drawings and archival material, as well as work in all media by a wide range of artists associated with the state of Maine and beyond. Educational programming connects to a wide range of curricula at Bates and schools in surrounding communities.